Kathy Mays Phillips

October 26, 1957December 27, 2020

Kathy Mays Phillips, 63, of Amherst, passed away on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at her residence.

Born on October 26, 1957 in Lynchburg, she was the daughter of Margaret Tomlin Fry and the late Freddie D. Mays Sr. Kathy retired from Central Virginia Training Center.

In addition to her mother, Margaret Fry, Kathy is survived by her children, Chris Phillips (Judy), Dwain Phillips (Kathy), and Kirstie Phillips (Brian); eight grandchildren, Tawnie, Andrea, Gabby, Amber, Jacob, Toby, Josh, and Mason; one great granddaughter, Meadow; three sisters, Margie McCormick (Larry), Melissa Ayers (Carlton), and Belinda Silby; two brothers, Freddie Mays, Jr. and Tony Mays; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family members.

A funeral service will be held at 3 pm on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Whitten Monelison Chapel. Interment will follow at Amherst Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service starting at 2 pm.


  • Visitation prior to service

    Saturday, January 9, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, January 9, 2021


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Carol Dennis

January 13, 2021

I just saw this post and am so sorry. I worked at CVTC and just loved Kathy. She was a hard worker and I loved her. So sorry

Margie McCormick

January 6, 2021

She was my olds sister who I loved very she was hard worker she loved her family we will miss you sissy love to heaven and earth she loved her Mason and sades love you miss you forever

Yolonda Johnson Mosley

January 6, 2021

KP was a delight. She often kept me laughing about something at work. My sincerest sympathy to the family.

Margaret Fry

January 6, 2021

October 26, 1957 I first held you in my arms! My first real love! You take part of my heart with you ; this earth will be a sad place until we meet again my Angel daughter!